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Disposal FAQ


The purpose of any disposal procedure is to make sure that the health, safety, and beautification of an area is maintained, which is why a good system of solid waste management and collection is needed. Residential trash, hazardous waste, brush, yard waste, and recyclable materials need to be managed in a timely, safe, efficient, and environmentally-responsible manner. It’s important to know the best way to dispose of different types of waste. If you need to rent a roll-off dumpster, you should know what you can and can’t load into it.

Here are some general questions people ask about disposal.

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What can’t I put into a dumpster?

There are some things that can’t be put into a dumpster, which can include anything with hazardous chemicals as well as substances that can damage the container or landfill. Some of these items can include but may not be limited to:

-Pesticide containers.
-Incinerator ash.
-Contaminated soil.
-Unknown chemicals.
-Used tires.
-Lead acid batteries.
-Used oil.
-Household garbage.
Putrescible waste.
-Septic tank pumpings.
-Refrigerant-containing appliances.
-Grease and grit trap wastes.
-Animal-related waste.
-Liquid wastes.
-Special wastes.

Be sure to speak to a professional for more information about what can and can’t be put into a roll-off dumpster.

How should I load my dumpster?

As you load your dumpster, make sure you put all the debris inside the container. Don’t have anything hanging over the sides or sticking through the top of the dumpster. It could delay your waste pickup, because drivers won’t be able to haul overloaded dumpsters.

Which size roll-off dumpster is right for my project?

The type of dumpster you need will depend on the scope of your project.

A 10-yard dumpster can be used for any of the following:
-Minor remodeling projects.
-Yard waste removal.
-Small room cleanouts.

A 15-yard dumpster can be used for the following:
-Small construction jobs.
-Roof tear-offs.
-Residential and office junk removal.

30-yard dumpsters can be used in the following applications:
-Mid-sized construction projects.
-Tree removal.
-Moving and downsizing cleanouts.

A 40-yard dumpster can be used for any of the following:
-Construction and demolition jobs.
-Whole-house remodeling.
-Estate cleanouts.

Be sure to speak to a professional for more information.

How many roll-off dumpsters do I need?

The answer to this question will depend on your specific circumstances. A residential project may only need one roll-off dumpster. But, if it’s a medium-to-large project, you may need to rent a lot more. You may also need more dumpsters if you’re working in a large area where multiple points for waste disposal need to be contained.

Why should I rent a roll-off dumpster?

Roll-off dumpsters can be rented for a number of commercial, business, and individual purposes. They can keep waste under control by creating a designated location for removing and containing waste at any of the following areas:

-Properties.
-Places of business.
-Construction sites.
-Projects or jobs.
-Residential areas.
-Special events.

A roll-off dumpster can give you, your team, and other workers a clear understanding of where waste should be placed. If you’re looking for a quality Corpus Christi disposal service, be sure to get in touch with Dawson Recycling and Disposal.